Friday, March 14, 2008

Dear Governor Paterson:

Please see today's GL for this story and please help us write to Governor Paterson:

Atlantic Yards Opponents: "Dear Governor Paterson"

Even thought Lt. Gov. David Paterson does not assume the governorship until Monday, it's never too early to get the campaign started urging him to "pull the plug" on the Atlantic Yards project.

Dear Gov Paterson
[Original image via Atlantic Yards Report]


With the "Protect Our Homes" petition, CORD was formed in May, 2007. This petition arose as an overwhelmingly negative response to the coming of the over-sized 360 Smith Street Development at the corner of Smith Street and Second Place (Aka Oliver House; aka 131 Second Place). This petition, which had well over three thousand signatures, led to a new zoning text amendment in summer of 2008.

To: Our Elected Officials, Community Leaders, The MTA:
(MAY, 2007)

We the undersigned Carroll Gardens homeowners and residents, are appalled by the "as of right" ruling which allows owners and developers to erect buildings in our neighborhood with no regard to the impact they will present to our quality of life and the value of our homes........